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Atari Computer Books

Books related to the Atari line of computers, including the Atari 400, 800, ST, XL and XE. Subjects covered include software, hardware, programming, design, and copy protection. Scanned by a wide range of contributors. Many of these items came from the efforts of atarimania.com.



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Atari Computer Books
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A perpetual collection of retro computer videogame design and programming books. From ideas to actual pages of never-ending code to punch into vintage computers, you can make your own truly retro games! As more are collected, more will be added with updates placed below this post. Current file size (uncompressed): 3.2 GB Format: pdf and .cbr Files in this collection : 138 24 Tested, Ready-to-Run Game Programs in BASIC (1978) 25 Exciting Computer Games in BASIC for All Ages (1983) 33 Adult...
Topics: game design, game programming, design, programming, retro, game, games, videogame, computer
Atari Computer Books
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Bunch of Atari computer books 
Topics: Atari, Computer, Books, Information, Programming, Coding, Old, BASIC, Assembly, Games, Gaming,...
Atari Computer Books
by Crawford, Chris, 1950-
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The updated e-book version of this book is available here .
Topics: game, games, computer, Computer games, Microcomputers, design, designer, players, art, Computer...
Atari Computer Books
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The C Programming Language
Atari Computer Books
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"A Small System Services, Inc. publication."
( 1 reviews )
Topics: program, basic, address, hex, bytes, appendix, memory, lda, byte, addressing, vic micromon, simple...
Atari Computer Books
by Chadwick, Ian
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Bibliography: p. xvi-xvii
Topics: poke, atari, screen, bytes, graphics, location, locations, byte, mode, color, floating point, entry...
Atari Computer Books
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GFA BASIC Quick Reference Guide for the Atari ST
Atari Computer Books
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Topics: program, print, graphics, basic, color, poke, data, atari, atari basic, gosub, atabi basic, memory...
Atari Computer Books
by Knight, Timothy Orr; LaBatt, Darren
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Basic Programs for the Atari 600XL and 800XL
Topics: goto, data, program, input, computer, atari, programs, graphics, color, print, random number, delay...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Includes indexes
Topics: poke, data, goto, program, chapter, return, position, gosub, data data, print, data statement,...
Atari Computer Books
by Poole, Lon; McNiff, Martin, 1954-; Cook, Steven, 1960-
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Bibliography: p. 450-451
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Topics: program, atari, print, statement, display, graphics, file, input, disk, atari computer, disk drive,...
Atari Computer Books
by Mansfield, Richard, 1945-
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Includes index
Topics: lda, lads, code, byte, label, bytes, program, source, atari, sta, main loop, format opcode, source...
Atari Computer Books
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This book was written by Atari in 1980 specifically to teach people who had bought their arcade games how to repair them. As you might expect, The Book assumes that you have little to no knowledge about electronics so it’s great for beginners. (Description from  arcaderepairtips.com )
Topics: atari, arcade games, arcade repair, electronics, pcb, electronics repair, game servicing, game...
Atari Computer Books
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Older catalog of Best Electronics, one of the Atari dealers of California.
Topics: Best, Electronics, Atari, Computers, Video, Games
Atari Computer Books
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C Language Users Handbook
Atari Computer Books
by Nick Montfort, Ian Bogost
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The Atari Video Computer System dominated the home video game market so completely that "Atari" became the generic term for a video game console. The Atari VCS was affordable and offered the flexibility of changeable cartridges. Nearly a thousand of these were created, the most significant of which established new techniques, mechanics, and even entire genres. This book offers a detailed and accessible study of this influential video game console from both computational and cultural...
Topics: racing, the, beam, mitpress, atari, ebook
Atari Computer Books
by Chadwick, Ian
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Mapping the Atari
Topics: poke, atari, screen, locations, byte, graphics, bytes, location, color, mode, display list, machine...
Atari Computer Books
by Floegel, Ekkehard
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Cover title
Topics: fig, dup, word, stack, curs, afb, scr, loop, atari, address, rot rot, return stack, top numbers,...
Atari Computer Books
by Wilkinson, Bill; O'Brien, Kathleen; Laughton, Paul
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Includes index
Topics: lda, jsr, sta, statement, ldy, stack, variable, syn, code, byte, execute expression, lda sta,...
Atari Computer Books
by Stanton, Jeffrey
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Book of Atari Software 1984
Topics: game, disk, program, graphics, documentation, rating, atari, error, hardware, handling, error...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari ST Introduction to MIDI Programming
Atari Computer Books
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Mastering the 68000 Microprocessor
Atari Computer Books
by Heiserman, David L., 1940-; Welborn Associates
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Programmers s Reference Guide for the Atari 400 800 Computers
Topics: row, color, atari, screen, basic, program, code, character, ram, atari basic, control block,...
Atari Computer Books
by Stanton, Jeffrey; Pinal, Daniel
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Includes index
Topics: lda, sta, graphics, screen, missile, byte, color, player, bne, data, vertical blank, screen memory,...
Pocket Guide Assembly Language for the 68000 Series
Topics: computer, variable, character, player, subroutine, key, checks, position, character set, screen,...
Atari Computer Books
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Topics: color, display, program, mode, atari, ram, byte, screen, bytes, graphics, serial bus, floating...
Atari Computer Books
by Scott Stilphen
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A book of descriptions of over 700 games released for the Atari VCS/2600. The games are grouped by types, with screenshots of most. A bit hard to read straight through, but a very handy reference.
Topics: ABC, VCS, Leonard Herman, Atari, 2600
Topics: data, lda, sta, goto, jsr, gosub, poke, program, lda sta, disk, tom hudson, vertical blank, sta...
Atari Computer Books
by Trost, Stanley R
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Atari Basic Programs In Minutes
Topics: program, programs, figure, gosub, print, atari, data, screen, ren, basic programs, atari basic,...
Atari Computer Books
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GFA BASIC Book
Atari Computer Books
by Taylor, John, 1936-
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Includes index
Topics: character, color, program, cursor, mode, keystrokes, ram, graphics, memory, atari, atascii code,...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Computes First Book of Atari
Topics: program, atari, graphics, print, variable, color, basic, poke, byte, atari basic, machine language,...
Atari Computer Books
by Andrews, Mark
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Atari Roots A Guide to Atari Assembly Language
Topics: program, atari, memory, assembly, language, address, binary, instruction, assembler, code, assembly...
Topics: lda, program, jsr, sta, contents, bne, cmp, address, rts, atari, machine language, decimal number,...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: data, poke, goto, gosub, color, graphics, return, program, data data, chapter, data dictionary,...
Atari Computer Books
by Heiserman, David L., 1940-
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101 Programming Surprises and Tricks for Your Atari Computer
Topics: print, poke, position, goto, gosub, sound, setcolor, data, program, return program, print print,...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari 2600 TIA Technical Manual
Topics: horizontal, graphics, registers, output, serial, color, microprocessor, vertical, playfield,...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari ST Internals
Atari Computer Books
by Patchett, Craig; Sherer, Robin
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The Mastery Memory Map
Topics: graphics, poke, screen, mode, location, byte, locations, bytes, memory, color, graphics mode,...
Atari Computer Books
by Deeson, Eric
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216 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Atari computer -- Programming, Atari computer -- Programming, Atari microcomputer systems...
Atari Computer Books
by Dr. Storm
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On Parade — a zine collection of comic strips and articles about video games. Published circa June 1982 by "Dr. Storm" Digitized by Kevin Savetz, savetz.com
Topics: video games, zine, Pac Man, Space Invaders, video game history, comic strips, 1982 video games news
The Blue Book
Topics: atari, program, bluebook, disk, requires, cassette, basic, computer, programs, math, blue book,...
Atari Computer Books
by Moose, Allan E; Lorenz, Marian J
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Includes index
Topics: poke, atari, display, memory, graphics, color, language, program, assembly language, data, atari...
Atari Computer Books
by Haskell, Richard E
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"A Spectrum book."
Topics: figure, program, plot, atari, statement, data, color, subroutine, graphics mode, loop, atari basic,...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: poke, data, color, graphics, character, program, display, screen, data data, memory, green red,...
Atari Computer Books
by James, Mike; Gee, S. M; Ewbank, Kay
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The Atari Book of Games
Topics: poke, gosub, print, goto, position, return, atari, graphics, program, plot, poke poke, atari book,...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: poke, goto, data, lda, program, atari, sta, ooo, machine language, gosub, character set, letter...
Atari Computer Books
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Learning C on the Atari ST
Atari Computer Books
by Thornburg, David D
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ix, 83 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Robots -- Juvenile literature, Computers -- Juvenile literature, Robots, Computers, Programming...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari 800XL Field Service Manual
Topics: pin, manual, data, bus, antic, rom, computer, cpu, field, atari, service manual, field service, pin...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari OSS BASIC A+ 3.1 manual
Topics: basic, print, atari, ram, tha, string, player, program, format, missile, atari basic, format field,...
Atari Computer Books
by North, Alan, 1940-
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Topics: print, program, goto, drawto, computer, screen, input, listing, atari, sprint, random number,...
Atari Computer Books
by Held, Gilbert, 1943-; Atari, Inc
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Atari BASIC Quick Reference Guide
Topics: color, returns, exprnm, program, graphics, error, file, device, goto, numeric, dark blue, color...
Atari Computer Books
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ST Math & Graphics
Atari Computer Books
by Thompson, Mark
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Includes index
Topics: program, binary, data, computer, atari, input, decimal, print, decimal number, basic, binary...
Atari Computer Books
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Spring 1984 edition of Computer Palace catalog. Computer Palace was an Atari mail order company based in Eugene, Oregon
Topics: Atari, catalog, Eugene Oregon, Atari computers
Atari Computer Books
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Atari Software 1984
Topics: game, disk, program, graphics, entertainment, documentation, rating, hardware, error, atari, error...
Atari Computer Books
by Kemnitz, Thomas Milton; Mass, Lynne
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Kids Working With Computers The Atari Basic Manual
Topics: print, program, computer, plot, goto, color, type, input, command, screen, basic manual, type list,...
Atari Computer Books
by Kemnitz, Thomas Milton
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47 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Atari computer -- Programming -- Juvenile literature, BASIC (Computer program language) -- Juvenile...
Atari Computer Books
by Compute! Publications, Inc
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Includes index
Topics: data, program, graphics, goto, chapter, atari, color, poke, advanced graphics, gosub, resident...
Topics: atari, computer, program, programs, software, graphics, disk, games, game, color, atari computer,...
Atari Computer Books
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Computer Art and Animation
Topics: logo, turtle, atari, computer, create, guide, art, enter, procedure, repeat, computer art, atari...
Atari Computer Books
by Jeffrey Stanton, Robert P. Wells, Ph.D, and Sandra Rochowansky
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n excellent book that reviews software for the Atari 8-bit computers as well as 52 games for the VCS, controllers, and peripherals. 
Topics: book, atari, software, 1983
Atari Computer Books
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Independent Association Of Atari Developers Atari Product Guide undated
Topics: Independent Association Of Atari Developers, Atari ST software, Atari ST, Atari ST computers
Atari Computer Books
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Atari_400-800_Service_Manual
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Topics: atari, computer, ram, cpu, console, rom, figure, test, screen, pwr, pwr supp, power supply, ceramic...
Atari Computer Books
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Atari ST Disk Drives Inside and Out
Atari Computer Books
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"A Small System Services, Inc. publication."
Topics: graphics, color, poke, data, atari, screen, character, mode, data data, modes, graphics techniques,...
Atari Computer Books
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31_New_Atari_Computer_Programs
Topics: print, data, input, program, goto, atari, computer, programs, screen, listing, print print, clear...
Atari Computer Books
by Zuanich, Margaret Ann
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128 pages : 19 cm
Topics: Computer graphics -- Juvenile literature, Atari computer -- Programming -- Juvenile literature,...
Topics: return, gosub, position, refl, initialize, input, poke, goto, sosub, sound, galactic monsters, qui...
Atari Computer Books
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Understanding Atari ST BASIC Programming
Atari Computer Books
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Atari Omnimon XL users guide
Topics: omnimonxl, command, program, sector, hex, memory, address, disk, file, bytes, binary load, load...
189 pages ; 28 cm
Topics: Atari computer -- Programming, Atari computer -- Programming
Atari Computer Books
by Zeitz, Leigh
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The Epson Connection Atari Edition
Topics: print, epson, printer, atari, computer, input, characters, program, printing, lprint, atari...